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Sandy Faison

Sandy Faison makes a guest appearance as Emma Rickett in the Season 3 episode "Runaway" (ep# 11)

Personal Information
Born: (1949-11-01) November 1, 1949 (age 72)
Birthplace: United States
Character information
Appeared on: Quantum Leap (TV series)
Character played: Emma Rickett in "Runaway" (Season 3)

Actress and singer Sandy Faison (born November 1, 1949) made a guest appearance on Quantum Leap as Emma Rickett, mother of Sam's latest leapee, 13-year old Butchie Rickett, in the Season 3 episode "Runaway" (episode #11).

In 1977, Faison made her Broadway debut as Grace Farrell, secretary to Daddy Warbucks, in Annie. Additional theatre credits include Charlie and Algernon, Is there life after high school?, and You Can't Take It with You.

Sandy's feature film credits include The Sterile Cuckoo and All the Right Moves. On television she was featured in the TV daytime soap operas The Guiding Light as the original Brandy Shelloe before actress JoBeth Williams took over the role, Another World, and The Edge of Night. She had a recurring role in The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd, a regular role in the first season of Anything But Love, and made guest appearances on Scarecrow and Mrs. King, Quantum Leap, The Wonder Years, Grace Under Fire and Party of Five, among others. In the television movie An Eight Is Enough Wedding, she replaced Betty Buckley as family matriarch Abby Bradford.

Sandy Faison now teaches at the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts.

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